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nhssca
August 8, 2023

NHSSCA launches certification program

The National High School Strength Coaches Association (NHSSCA) has introduced the High School Strength Coach Certification (HSSCC) Program, the first certification program specifically for high school strength & conditioning coaches. The announce...


August 2, 2023

Athletic Mindset impacts student-athlete mental health

The Athletic Mindset Assessment believes everyone has the potential for greatness—you just have to know how best to tap into it. That’s why they created this affordable yet powerful software that gives you all the information you need in one conv...


imbalances
August 1, 2023

Recovery, Rest, and Reset

Practicing and training for sport can take its toll on the body. From years of accumulation of volume from competition, naturally, athletes’ bodies will form different types of imbalances that allow them to play at a high level. If left unchecked o...


bonds
August 1, 2023

Forging Unstoppable Bonds

Black fingernails, greasy hands, and a belly overhanging his two-sizes-too-big sports shorts. The same athlete had his hands on a deep head wound of another from the opposing team. Even the referee was wincing when he saw the blood and that first ...


mental health
July 27, 2023

Steps to lead to better mental health for ADs

The issue of mental health involving student-athletes has been at the forefront in the past few years, and rightfully so. Steps to educate and help young people are essential, and incorporating proactive initiatives is imperative. In light of long st...


attitude
July 27, 2023

14 tips to define athletic attitude

We hear coaches use the word “attitude” frequently. Have you ever defined exactly what “attitude” means to you? The more clearly you can define anything, the better chance young people will understand and apply it. Clarity and brevity (with d...


tennessee
July 18, 2023

Tennessee Football must vacate 2019-20 wins for Pruitt violations

The history books will not recognize the Tennessee football program's bounce-back efforts over the last few years. Due to penalties handed down by the NCAA for multiple violations under head coach Jeremy Pruitt, the Volunteers are being forced to vac...


missouri
July 18, 2023

Missouri law OKs NIL compensation for high school athletes who stay in-state

If Missouri high school student-athletes sign to play at an in-state college, they will be able to cash in on name, image and likeness (NIL) endorsement deals, according to a new state law. In a new amendment to the state's NIL law, which goes int...


northwestern
July 11, 2023

Northwestern head coach Pat Fitzgerald fired amid hazing scandal

Northwestern has fired longtime head coach Pat Fitzgerald amid the hazing scandal within Wildcats' football program that broke over the weekend. President Michael Schill released a statement earlier in the week announcing Fitzgerald's departure fr...


cte
June 21, 2023

Researchers find new link between sleep and concussions

A new study led by Flinders University points to the importance of sleep quality in the aftermath and recovery process of sports-related concussions, a common form of mild traumatic brain injury. Results from a study published in Nature and Sci...